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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Mathematics, B.S.


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Program of Study for the B.S. Degree
Total Number of Degree Hours: 123

Freshman Year


Fall Semester


15 Credit Hours


16 Credit Hours


Sophomore Year


Fall Semester


17 Credit Hours


Spring Semester


17 Credit Hours


Junior Year


Fall Semester


15 Credit Hours


Spring Semester


16 Credit Hours


Senior Year


Fall Semester


13 Credit Hours


Spring Semester


14 Credit Hours


Note:


At Least two Mathematics electives will be taken from the following: MATH 3373  (Probability), MATH 4293  (PDE), MATH 4363  (Numerical Methods), MATH 3183 (Vector Calculus), MATH 4243 (Linear Algebra II). Other mathematics electives recommended by the advisor and approved by the department chair are also acceptable. One mathematics elective may be taken from 3000/4000 level STAT courses.

A. Core Requirements


Area A: Essential Skills: 10 Credit Hours


Note:


*A “C” or better grade is required in ENGL 1101  and ENGL 1102 .
**Completion of MATH 1111  and MATH 1112  is considered equivalent to completion of MATH 1113  

Area B: Institutional Options: 3 Credit Hours


Area C: Humanities/Fine Arts: 6 Credit Hours


One of the following:


Area D: Science, Math and Technology: 11 Credit Hours


(One science course with a lab is required.)

Note:Choose Lab Science 1 and 2 from:


*BIOL 1107K , BIOL 1108K ; CHEM 1211 , CHEM 1212 ; GEOL 1121 , GEOL 1122 ; ZOOL 2201K  , ZOOL 2202K  

B. Major Requirements


Area F: Courses Related to the Program of Study: 18 Credit Hours


Area G: Major Requirements: 60 Credit Hours


(Grade C or better for all courses in Area G)

Note:


*At least two mathematics electives will be taken from the following courses: MATH 3373   (Probability), MATH 3183   (Vector Calculus), MATH 4243   (Linear Algebra II), MATH 4293   (PDE), and MATH 4363   (Numerical Methods). One mathematics elective may be taken from 3000/4000 level STAT courses. Other mathematics electives recommended by the advisor and approved by the department chair are also acceptable.

 

**Courses taken by students to satisfy Lab Science requirements in area D of the core will not be counted for credit in area G.

***Freshman and sophomore level mathematics courses will not count as electives. At least three credit hours are required from course(s) at the 3000 level or higher

 

Transfer students must earn at least 30 hours with an average grade of “C” (2.00) or better in courses designated as junior and senior courses, including at least 20 hours in the area of major concentration.

 

A Grade of C or better required for all courses in area G. A baccalaureate degree program must require at least 21 semester hours of upper division courses in the major field and at least 39 semester hours of upper division work overall.

 

C. Institutional Requirements: 3 Credit Hours


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